Scarlet Runner

Having been a 'lurker' on realbuzz for a couple of years now, I have finally succumbed to the nagging (erm.........'gentle persuasion' sounds better!) of various people, and come to join you. Although I'm not doing VLM, I thought I would park my blog here, as this is where I feel most at home. I hope you don't mind. A bit about me: I live in Luzern, in Switz... READ MORE

  • Feb01201711:26 p.m.

    A week of two halves Latest

    It's finally warmed up a bit....... though this 'improvement' now involves rain. Oh well, I'll take that, if it gets rid of the ice.


    Last week continued the 'fr...


  • Jan2720172 a.m.

    Ultras and lesser deeds

    It was blob-watching time again last week, as a hardcore band of runners made their way up the length of the Pennine Way. 268 miles! In 7 days! In JANUARY!!! I...

  • Jan1720178:42 p.m.

    50 Shades of Snow

    Snow is a pleasant novelty when it first arrives, which it did on 3rd January. It was foggy and -4°, but sufficiently alluring to get us out for a 6 km...

  • Jan10201711:31 p.m.

    Start as you mean to go on?

    Well, yes and no. My first intention for the New Year - to enter Snowdon marathon - was an epic fail. New Year's Eve at A's turned into a sleepover on her...

  • Dec3120162:37 p.m.

    Snakes and Ladders........

    ..........that's what this year has felt like. Every time I started climbing up a ladder on the way back to fitness, along came a snake - work, or injury - and...

  • Oct2120161:12 p.m.

    UTMB weekend: the spectator's view

    Now that Sir Bolty has posted his UTMB account (and what a fantastic read it was), maybe I should skip on a bit and finally(!) post my view of the same weekend...


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